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BRUT SPARKLING Traditional method, DO Curicó Valley, Chile
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer ECHEVERRÍA
Medium deep straw colour. Spicy, honeyed, ripe apple-melon nose. Dry, medium-light bodied, effervescent, spicy, faintly honeyed, ripe apple-lemon flavours with a crisp, unoaked, fairly high acid finish. Has 12.5% alcohol and 6 g/L residual sugar. TONY ASPLER / 88-points - Earthy, pear, pear and apple skin nose; medium-bodied, dry, earthy, apple flavour with a firm structure. CSPC 556662
Type Sparkling Wine
Agent Lif Win
Country Chile
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Dry, Bright, Tangy
LCBO Note Status
The Curicó Valley is part of the Entre Cordillera (Central Valley). So varied are the conditions and terroir here that Echeverría works with plots of only half an acre to maximize the nuance and potential of each mesoclimate. This is crafted from Chardonnay and Pinot with an eye to emphasizing elegance and freshness. You can expect lively suggestions of apple, pear and apricot along with the traditional method's characteristic baked bread tones. Price $ 22.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - June 23, 2018
Cases bought 238 (6 bottles per case)

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